Cable Telecommunications Act, Day 2 Part 1

Alfred Sikes, Chairman of the FCC, said that cable markets are not open markets due to the 1984 Cable Telecommunications Act allowing… read more

Alfred Sikes, Chairman of the FCC, said that cable markets are not open markets due to the 1984 Cable Telecommunications Act allowing municipalities to grant monopoly franchises and limit competition; he said that this needed to be changed. He talked about concerns of programmers with the legislation. He talked about ways that the Federal Communication Commission (F.C.C.) regulations needed to be changed, and answered questions from Senators. close

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Cable Telecommunications Act, Day 2 Part 1

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Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 18, 1989 | 2:18am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 25, 1989 | 1:48am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Nov 18, 1989 | 2:18am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 24, 1989 | 1:41pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 25, 1989 | 1:48am EST | C-SPAN 2
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